Tag Archives: audiovisual

Here and there: Experiences with a remote presence robot

I lugged the inert, soulless body around for a few hours, before my colleague some thousand miles away took control of it. Later, as I was flying to Denver, Colorado, there was a conference keynote in Ann Arbor, Michigan I wanted to attend. I decided to connect to the body I knew was there, waiting for me to… Read More »

How telemedicine can be a key lifeline after surgery

By | April 12, 2018

A growing number of Michigan Medicine patients are participating in an innovative new approach to patient care: Surgery eClinics, which facilitate follow-up visits via video conferencing. The concept of telemedicine and video medicine isn’t new. But its application in the field of surgery has been relatively limited. Similar to the house calls of old, the virtual clinic approach… Read More »

BlueJeans Primetime extended

BlueJeans Network has agreed to extend U-M’s license for BlueJeans Primetime through January 31, 2017, as part of an ongoing trial period. ITS is interested in your feedback and experience with BlueJeans Primetime. If you’d like access, please email bluejeansprimetime@umich.edu. BlueJeans Primetime is an add-on service designed for large-scale, interactive events. Event hosts can access moderator controls to… Read More »